Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is comprised of the sworn patrol deputies, civilian personnel and volunteers.

Responsibilities

Patrol personnel are responsible for handling calls and acting on observations made while patrolling the unincorporated areas of the county, the contract cities covered by the Sheriff’s Office and assisting the police departments within other cities of the county.

Special Teams

Some of the patrol personnel are also members of special teams within the division. Field Operation personnel serve on the:

  • Crowd Control Team
  • Department’s Honor Guard Team
  • District Deputies in the Community Policing Program
  • Field Training Officers
  • K-9 Unit
  • Regional Air Support Unit
  • SWAT Team
  • Traffic Team

Civilian Personnel

Civilian personnel in the Patrol Division serve as Animal Control Officers and Community Service Officers. Animal Control Officers deal with all types of domestic animals in the county and Community Service Officer assist patrol personnel with low risk calls to include reports, vehicle inspections, abandoned vehicles and crime prevention.